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Metal Sickle
Metal Sickle
A curved tool ideal for harvesting fiber from seed plants. Also useful for delicately shearing off slices of Prime Fish!
Melee damage
50.0 (60 on Ark: Survival Evolved Mobile)
Single use
Added in
Spawn Command
cheat giveitemnum 376 1 0 0
cheat gfi Sickle 1 0 0
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Weapons/PrimalItem_WeaponSickle.PrimalItem_WeaponSickle'" 1 0 0
Required level
Engram points
12 EP
Crafting XP
5.6 XP
Required stations
Purchased in
150 × Slips (Mobile) Slips (ARK: Survival Evolved Mobile)


The Metal Sickle in ARK: Survival Evolved harvests resources from some of the renewable resources at a higher efficiency and yield than by hand. Made out of sturdy wood and metal, it is cheap yet reasonably effective. However, it is not commonly used, as a wandering tamed Gigantopithecus can be used to autonomously gather fiber, and other tames can manually harvest at greater efficiency than the sickle.


Renewable Resource Harvests Notes
Plants Fiber Fiber
Rare flower patches Rare Flower Rare Flowers
Marine carcasses Raw Prime Fish Meat Raw Prime Fish Meat, Raw Fish Meat Raw Fish Meat
Small cacti Cactus Sap (Scorched Earth) Cactus Sap (Scorched Earth), Berries Berries Scorched Earth
Desert silk plants Silk (Scorched Earth) Silk (Scorched Earth), Fiber Fiber Scorched Earth
Small beige mushroom patches Fiber Fiber Aberration
Small red-capped mushroom patches Auric Mushroom (Aberration) Auric Mushroom (Aberration), Aquatic Mushroom (Aberration) Aquatic Mushroom (Aberration), Ascerbic Mushroom (Aberration) Ascerbic Mushroom (Aberration), Aggeravic Mushroom (Aberration) Aggeravic Mushroom (Aberration) Aberration


Resource Efficiency
Fiber Fiber ★★★★★
Raw Prime Fish Meat Raw Prime Fish Meat ★★★★☆
Silk (Scorched Earth) Silk (Scorched Earth) ★★★☆☆


Items which use stats, namely Melee Damage, Durability, Armor, Hypothermic Insulation and Hyperthermic Insulation, have Item Quality, with higher quality items having better overall stats (though lower quality items may be randomly superior in an individual stat). Items with improved quality can be obtained from beacons, loot crates, and other forms of loot drops (such as from killing predators), while blueprints of higher quality items are obtainable only from beacons and loot crates. Items with higher quality can cost substantially more than primitive versions.

Items that are affected by quality::

There are currently six levels of quality, defined as follows.

Primitive Ramshackle Apprentice Journeyman Mastercraft Ascendant
Random Multiplier Threshold 1 1.25 2.5 4.5 7 10
Crafting XP Multiplier 1 2 3 4 5 6
Repairing XP Multiplier 1 2 3 4 5 6
Crafting Resources Requirements Multiplier 1 1.33 1.67 2 2.5 3.5